Shots Fired Is A Powerful New Series on Fox

Shots Fired, a 10-hour event series created by Gina Prince-Bythewood (“Beyond the Lights,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” Love & Basketball”) and Reggie Rock Bythewood (“Notorious,” “New York Undercover,” “Get on the Bus,”) examines the dangerous aftermath of two racially charged shootings in a small Southern town. The series premiered tonight on FOX with a…

‘America’s Got Talent’ Sets Tyra Banks As New Host For Season 12

Recently, everyone has been wondering, “Who will be the new host for ‘America’s Got Talent’ ?” It was set to have Marlon Wayans, but shockingly we were completely wrong. The new host of ‘America’s Got Talent’ is none other than Tyra Banks. America, strike a pose. #AGT has a brand-new host! Welcome to the fam,…

Person of the Week: Actor, Writer and Producer Jesselynn Stegall

I was able to do a great interview with actor, writer and producer Jesselynn Stegall about her new film “PK”last Sunday, which was the night of the Oscars. With Viola Davis giving an emotional and exciting acceptance speech for her Best Supporting Actress win, and Moonlight winning the biggest award of the night for Best…

Oscars 2017: Top 5 Best Dressed Women on the Red Carpet

Beautiful women adorned in gorgeous gowns graced the red carpet at the Oscars this year. Here are Southern Laced Top 5 Best Dressed Women: 1. Janelle Monáe Just SLAYYY dammit ! 😩🙌🏽 Like why are you such an effortless queen ?! 👑✨🙌🏽 #perfection #queen #janellemonáe #hiddenfigures #oscars #redcarpet #fashion A post shared by Mone Rivera (@mkr_plusfashion)…

7-FOOT-7 ‘GAME OF THRONES’ ACTOR NEIL FINGLETON DIES AT 36

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – Feb. 27, 2017 7:52 AM ET LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in “Game of Thrones” has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain’s tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as…

Celebrity Laced Beauty of the Week: Cynthia Bailey

Who says turning 50 is the end of the world? Yesterday was Cynthia Bailey’s 50th birthday. The Atlanta Housewife celebrated by showing off her beautiful brown skin, which is something most women her age wouldn’t consider doing. Crowned with luscious curly hair and seated comfortably on a couch, the American model and actress looked absolutely gorgeous….

Be like Rihanna:  5 Bedazzled Flask You Can Purchase TODAY

No matter what happened at the Grammys last night, Rihanna stole the show with her bedazzled flask! The Barbadian singer loved it… the cameras loved it… and we most definitely loved it too! The handmade flask was custom made by celebrity fashion designer Glitter Death. Yassss Queen🙌🏼 @badgalriri sneaking a sip from a flask I…

Frank Ocean: Open Letter Blasts the Grammys

Frank Ocean via Tumblr: “OK KEN (AND DAVID). AS MUCH AS I HATE TO MAKE YOU GUYS FAMOUS OR EVEN RESPOND TO YOU DIRECTLY. WE ALL DIE ONE DAY AND YOU’RE OLD SO FUCK IT. YEA YEA MY 2013 PERFORMANCE AT THE GRAMMYS WAS ABSOLUTE SHIT. TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, BLAH BLAH. THANKS FOR THE REMINDER. VERY…

Racist or A Bad Joke? 

I recently watched a video of comedian George Lopez at one of his comedy shows. As he was telling a joke about Latinos, he stated, “There’s two rules in the f*cking Latino family. Don’t marry anyone black and don’t park in front of their house.” @georgelopez you'd think after having your entire country and people…

Revved UP for the wave ride of NU Soul

“Electrifying, Soulful, Warm-filling, Make Your Body Move, Make your soul sing Music. Revitalizing an expression of the SOUL through instrumental and vocal music.” Come one, Come All, it was singles, it was mix and mingles, couples from the most mature down to the neo-soul babies of Generation Y. First Stop on the Nu Soul Revival…